UIndy Arts for the week of Apr. 5–11 ►

UIndy Arts is celebrating 20 years of the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center with more than 100 events devoted to arts and culture. A schedule of events for the week is listed below. Admission is free to the public, unless otherwise indicated.

Poet, former UIndy prof Alice Friman to speak April 1 ►

Poet, professor and former local resident Alice Friman will return April 1 for a reading and discussion at UIndy.

Jazz Week features local, national artists ►

Internationally known bassist-bandleader Rufus Reid will headline a roster of top local and national players for the eighth annual Jazz Week at the University of Indianapolis, scheduled April 6-11. Presented by UIndy’s Jazz Studies program, the series of nightly concerts also features local jazz giants Steve Allee and Mark Buselli.

High-flying quintet to release debut album The Icarus Ensemble ►

From left, Dean Franke, Jon Crabiel, Mark Ortwein, Peter Hansen and Gary Walters are the Icarus Ensemble. Ortwein and Hansen are UIndy music instructors.